South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival at Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe
The ninth annual South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival arrives at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, October 26 - 28, for an autumn weekend of great food, fine wine, and high spirits!
Events for this year’s Food and Wine Festival include lots of dining and tasting experiences, plus a rare Tahoe performance by Night Ranger. Of course, food and wine are the biggest stars and a spectacular “Grand Market Expo” – featuring sumptuous dishes from Harrah’s, Harveys and other Caesars Entertainment properties’ best restaurants, plus top-shelf spirits and the finest wines of Napa Valley and beyond – highlights the weekend.
Activities begin Friday evening, Oct. 26, with a Whiskey Tasting at Cliché Lounge on the 16th floor of Harrah’s hotel. Enjoy tasting a variety of whiskeys from around the world, which are “Crafted,” using different processes to create amazing varieties of whiskey.
Later that night, a Food & Wine Kick-Off Party takes place at PEEK Nightclub at Harrah’s featuring drink specials and great music. In the spirit of the season, the theme of Friday night will be “Dia de Los Muertos.” Admission is free for ladies and only ten bucks for gentlemen.
The South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival kicks into high gear on Saturday, Oct. 27 with the “Grand Market Expo,” located in the beautiful Special Events Center at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. Stroll through the Grand Market and enjoy ongoing, interactive entertainment and the multifarious tastes of Harrah’s best restaurants from around the country, plus local favorites, top-shelf spirits, craft brews and the best wineries in Napa Valley and throughout California.
If that’s not enough, enjoy a wild Halloween party at the “Tahoe Horror Story Party” at PEEK Nightclub. Some of the best regional DJ’s will be spinnin’ and the spirits of the season will be flowin’ from 10:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Admission for this combo Halloween and Food & Wine Fest party is $10 for ladies and $20 for gents.
On Sunday, a “Farewell Champagne Brunch” takes place at Harrah’s award-winning, 18th floor Forest Buffet, featuring great food and panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe. Enjoy crepes and omelets made to order, traditional breakfast delights, specialty salads, fresh fruits, and our extraordinary French Pastry Bar, and so much more!
The South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival calendar of events:
Friday, October 26
• Whiskey Tasting – Harrah’s Cliché Lounge – 10 to 11 p.m.
• PEEK “Dia de Los Muertos Party – Harrah’s PEEK Nightclub – 10:30 p.m. to ?
Saturday, October 27
• Grand Market Expo – Harrah’s Special Events Center – 1 to 3:30 p.m.
• Night Ranger in Concert – Harrah’s South Shore Room – 7:30 to 9:15 p.m.
• “Tahoe Horror Story” Halloween Party – Peek Nightclub – 10:30 p.m. to ?
Sunday, October 28
• Football Tailgate & Viewing Party – Harveys Video Stadium – 9 a.m. start
• Farewell Champagne Brunch – Harrah’s Forest Buffet – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mark your calendar and be part of the fun at the ninth annual South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival, Oct. 26- 28, at Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe.
For more information, event prices and to purchase tickets to this year’s South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival events, please go to www.ltfoodandwine.com.
With the exception of the Night Ranger concert and the Farewell Champagne Brunch, patrons must be at least 21 years of age to attend scheduled events.
Tickets for the Whiskey Tasting, Grand Market Expo and Night Ranger are available online at www.tickemaster.com and at Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe Box Offices. Harrah’s South Shore Room and Improv at Harveys Cabaret show tickets are available through Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and at the Box Offices located at the entrance to the showrooms. For Ticketmaster phone orders, please call either 800-745-3000 or 866-448-7849. Tickets are also available via www.SouthShoreRoom.com